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How to Check and Verify IMEI number of your mobile

As you know, mobile market is now filled with fake phones and many people selling phones as original even with branded tags. Besides this factor, there are replicas available in the market like Korean phones that looks similar to the original phone and there is quite hard for one to check the quality of the phone that they buy.

By knowing the IMEI number of your mobile, you can verify the mobile phone quality to a great extend.

IMEI stands for International Mobile Equipment Identity. It is a 15 digits number and found on the box of your mobile phone. You can also find in by removing back cover and bettery, other way of finding IMEI is dial *#06# and your IMEI will pop up. You can also find your IMEI by going in settings->about phone->status.

Best Way to Know Your Phone Better:-
Look at the 7th and 8th digit of your IMEI. These two digits will ensure your phone’s quality.

  • If 7th and 8th digits are 01 or 10, this indicates your cell phone is manufactured in Finland which is high quality.
  • If 7th and 8th digits are 13, this indicates your cell phone is assembled in Azerbaijan which is too bad and also dangerous for health.
  • If 7th and 8th digits are 02 or 20, this indicates your cell phone is assembled in Emirates which is very poor quality.
  • If 7th and 8th digits are 03/30 or 04/40, this indicates your cell phone is made in China but its quality is good but not good as 00,01 or 10.
  • If 7th and 8th digits are 05 or 50 this indicates your cell phone is manufactured either in Brazil or Finland or USA.
  • If 7th and 8th digits are 06 or 60 this indicates your cell phone is manufactured either in Hong Kong or China or Mexico.
  • If 7th and 8th digits are 08 or 80 this indicates your cell phone is manufactured in Germany which is fair quality.
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